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Old Oct 20th 2011, 9:47 am
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Someone asks you to talk just so they can listen to your 'cute' accent.
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Old Oct 21st 2011, 10:55 am
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20
Someone asks you to talk just so they can listen to your 'cute' accent.
Someone asks your other half to translate cos they don't understand a word you say
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Old Oct 21st 2011, 11:11 am
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Originally Posted by Dreamy
Someone asks your other half to translate cos they don't understand a word you say
Pardon?
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Old Oct 21st 2011, 8:03 pm
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20
Someone asks you to talk just so they can listen to your 'cute' accent.
and the batters you...if you are in a bush bar.
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Old Oct 22nd 2011, 12:51 am
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You can take an early mark on a friday afternoon and lie next to the pool soaking up some vitamin D on Friday arvo and then spend saturday morning in bed with yer ipad and a good book coz its pissing down with rain
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Old Oct 26th 2011, 11:50 am
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YKYAIAW You have to write a Pound Sign and you can't remember how to 'start' it oh and come to think....there isn't one to be found on your computer keyboard either!! yee gads!! perish the thought
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Originally Posted by Jan4kids
YKYAIAW You have to write a Pound Sign and you can't remember how to 'start' it oh and come to think....there isn't one to be found on your computer keyboard either!! yee gads!! perish the thought
<ALT> 156 ££
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Old Oct 26th 2011, 6:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
<ALT> 156 ££
press ALT and 156? Doesn't work for me mate
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Old Oct 26th 2011, 7:32 pm
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Originally Posted by sonlymewalter
press ALT and 156? Doesn't work for me mate
Not sure if it works on every computer - certainly does on Toshiba and Acer laptops!
<alt> 0163 works sometimes as well - have to use the keypad at the side, not the figures on the top row
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Old Oct 26th 2011, 8:01 pm
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People get excited about making a £ sign on their computer
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Old Oct 26th 2011, 8:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Bernieboy
People get excited about making a £ sign on their computer
Nearest some of us will get to a £ for a while
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Old Oct 27th 2011, 9:58 am
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SHIFT+3 works for me.
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Old Oct 27th 2011, 10:15 am
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Originally Posted by Alfresco
SHIFT+3 works for me.
So does GBP. Never had a call for ....hang on....don't know.
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Old Oct 27th 2011, 7:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
Not sure if it works on every computer - certainly does on Toshiba and Acer laptops!
<alt> 0163 works sometimes as well - have to use the keypad at the side, not the figures on the top row
Press on alt and key 0163 at same time?

no workey
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Old Oct 27th 2011, 9:50 pm
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Default Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Originally Posted by sonlymewalter
Press on alt and key 0163 at same time?

no workey
Hmmm you have to use the complicated method then.

I've never done this, so let me know how you go.

You have to go to the Symbol Dialogue Box and assign your own shortcuts.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/wo...001126877.aspx

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